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The 615th Contingency Response Wing, redesignated from the 615th Air Mobility Operations Group on April 11, 2005, is one of two Contingency Response Wings (CRW) assigned to the U.S. Air Force's Air Mobility Command
Air Mobility Command
Air Mobility Command is a Major Command of the U.S. Air Force. AMC is headquartered at Scott AFB, Illinois, east of St. Louis....

. Headquartered at Travis Air Force Base
Travis Air Force Base
Travis Air Force Base is a United States Air Force air base under the operational control of the Air Mobility Command , located three miles east of the central business district of Fairfield, in Solano County, California, United States. The base is named for Brigadier General Robert F...

, California
California
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, the primary mission is to employ rapidly deployable cross-functional teams to quickly open forward airbases in an expeditionary environment. The 615th CRW reports to the 15th Expeditionary Mobility Task Force
Fifteenth Air Force
The Fifteenth Expeditionary Mobility Task Force is one of two EMTFs assigned to the United States Air Force Air Mobility Command . It is headquartered at Travis Air Force Base, California....

 at Travis Air Force Base
Travis Air Force Base
Travis Air Force Base is a United States Air Force air base under the operational control of the Air Mobility Command , located three miles east of the central business district of Fairfield, in Solano County, California, United States. The base is named for Brigadier General Robert F...

 in California
California
California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is by far the most populous U.S. state, and the third-largest by land area...

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The 615 CRW includes the 570th Contingency Response Group, the 571st Contingency Response Group, the 572nd Contingency Response Group, and the 615 Contingency Operations Support Group.

The 615 CRW opened an air base for the first time in an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia in 2011. The base was previously closed.

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